Yup definition

yŭp
Yes.
adverb
258
38
(slang) Yes.
adverb
157
43
A yuppie.
noun
36
12
Yup is defined as slang for yes.

An example of yup used as an interjection is in the sentence, "Yup, I'll go to the supermarket today."

interjection
15
6
Young urban professional.
initialism
14
5
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initialism
4
1
(informal) A yes; an affirmative answer.
noun
3
3

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
yup
Plural:
yups

Origin of yup

  • Alteration of yep

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for yuppie

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition